Karoo Bustard / Eupodotis vigorsii

Karoo Bustard / Eupodotis vigorsii

Karoo Bustard

SCI Name:  Eupodotis vigorsii
Protonym:  Otis Vigorsii Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt1 no.1 p.11
Category:  Otidiformes / Otididae /
Taxonomy Code:  karbus1
Type Locality:  South Africa.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1831
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

EUPODOTIS
(Otididae; Ϯ Senegal Bustard E. senegalensis) Gr. ευπους eupous, ευποδος eupodos  swift of foot  < ευ eu  perfection; πους pous, ποδος podos  foot; ωτις ōtis, ωτιδος ōtidos  bustard; "14e genre OUTARDE, Otis, L.  ...  3e sous-genre Eupodotis.  Quatorze espèces: O. rhaad, O. arabs, O. afra, O. afraoides, O. Denhami, O. nuba, O. caffra, O. cœrulescens, O. Vigorsii, O. melanogaster, O. ferox, O. scolopacea, O. Senegalensis, O. nigriceps." (Lesson 1839); "Eupodotis Lesson, Rev. Zool., 1839, p. 47. Type, by subsequent designation, Otis rhaad Rüppell not of Gmelin = Otis senegalensis Vieillot. (Gray, List Gen. Bds., 1840, p. 64.)" (Peters, 1934, II, p. 222).
Synon. Trachelotis.

vigorsii
Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785-1840) Irish MP, zoologist, editor of the Zoological Journal 1827-1834 (Aethopyga, syn. Anas bahamensis (ex Anas urophasianus Vigors, 1829), syn. Batara cinerea, syn. Dendroica pinus, syn. Garrulus lanceolatusHeterotetrax, subsp. Pitta elegans, subsp. Saltator grandis (ex Saltator rufiventris Vigors, 1839), syn. Tringa nebularia (ex Totanus glottoides Vigors, 1832)) (see vigorsi).

SUBSPECIES

Karoo Bustard (namaqua)
SCI Name: Eupodotis vigorsii namaqua
namaqua / namaquensis / namaquus
Namaqualand, Namibia.
● ex “Namaqua Grous” of Latham 1783 (Pterocles).

Karoo Bustard (vigorsii)
SCI Name: Eupodotis vigorsii vigorsii
vigorsii
Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785-1840) Irish MP, zoologist, editor of the Zoological Journal 1827-1834 (Aethopyga, syn. Anas bahamensis (ex Anas urophasianus Vigors, 1829), syn. Batara cinerea, syn. Dendroica pinus, syn. Garrulus lanceolatusHeterotetrax, subsp. Pitta elegans, subsp. Saltator grandis (ex Saltator rufiventris Vigors, 1839), syn. Tringa nebularia (ex Totanus glottoides Vigors, 1832)) (see vigorsi).